13 October 2017

Zimbabwe: Hosts Zim Fight Back

Hosts Zimbabwe put up a decent third round show in which they scored the day's second best score that resulted in them dislodging Egypt from second position heading into today's final day of the 2017 FBC All Africa Golf Championships at the Elephant Hills Golf Course. Having started the day on third place with 440 points, the David Amm-captained hosts put up a strong fight yesterday, with Amm carding a two-under-par 70 finish while compatriot stormed into the individual Top 10 with a level par 72.

Tatenda Makunde and Rasheed Mohameed carded 76 and 75 respectively to see Zimbabwe end Day Three on 658 points, 22 off tournament favourites South Africa, who had Malcom Mitchell and Matt Saulez carding 73 and 76.

It looks promising for Team Zimbabwe heading into today's final round, but they must be worried about Reunion, who are 14 points behind.

On the individual score sheets, South Africa's Malcolm Mitchell maintained a decent lead over Egypt's Issa Abu El Ela and Zimbabwe's Amm, who are tied on three-under while the South African is a distant eighth.

Team Results:

Country Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Total

South Africa 211 209 216 636

Zimbabwe 225 215 218 658

Reunion 222 221 221 664

Egypt 219 220 227 666

Swaziland 226 224 225 675

Zambia 226 229 221 676

Tunisia 229 225 228 682

Kenya 224 232 228 684

Mauritius 230 223 235 688

Uganda 236 225 231 692

Botswana 234 244 219 697

Ghana 228 240 230 698

Namibia 239 230 234 703

Tanzania 240 234 238 712

Angola 254 260 255 769

Top 10 Individual scorecards

Country Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Malcom Mitchell( SA) 67 68 73

Issa Abu El Ela (Egypt) 71 72 70

David Amm (Zimbabwe) 76 67 70

Garrick Higgo (SA) 68 77 72

A Lasalarie (Reunion) 69 71 79

Tonderayi Masunga( Zim) 73 74 72

Alfred Nandwa (Kenya) 71 73 77

Edwin Madigela (Bots) 72 79 71

DMulambo (Zambia) 73 74 76

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